** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by david3558, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    I agree, every online retailer for C&J has unreliable stock. Barney's is good, but stock is limited and models vary.

    C&J stores always seem to have the product in stock...
     
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    Can't imagine why they'd want to maximise their margins through increasing their direct sales, eh? Aha!
     
  3. K. Nights

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    Does C&J do MTO with different widths? Would like to get the Skye but I would need a G fitting...
     
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    Yes as an individual MTO. Or as a group, if the entire group is that same width.
     
  5. K. Nights

    K. Nights Senior member

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    Great! Thanks
     
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    Thank you, embromides. If that is a US "D" fitting shoe (or a Crockett "E"), it's not going to work for me at all. I definitely need a "G" fitting in Crockett to work.

    Unfortunately, I tried some BB Peal & Co. in a US "E" fitting- one pair was C&J and the other Alfred Sargent. Neither one fit, unfortunately.

    I got the last number wrong as well- the ones that I tried that fit were on a 341 last, in an Oxford, although the C&J manager assured me that if the Oxford shoe fit me in the right size, then a boot would fit the same. It looks like I won't be able to save money by getting the Purdeys- I'll have to do MTO direct from C&J.

    Purdey won't disclose their manufacturers, but they did confirm that their boots are made to an "E" fitting, which I believe is the same width as a US "D".
     
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    "I got the last number wrong as well- the ones that I tried that fit were on a 341 last, in an Oxford, although the C&J manager assured me that if the Oxford shoe fit me in the right size, then a boot would fit the same. It looks like I won't be able to save money by getting the Purdeys- I'll have to do MTO direct from C&J."


    Sorry that the 325 is a no-go. If you liked the 341 last ( and they fitted ) you might want to think about the Harlech boot. As a cordovan leather it is expensive, but in my experience, a most elegant boot!! It outclasses any other derby-style boot I have come across. In my opinion the Harlech, as a double leather-soled boot, also gives a more elegant finish than a rustic dainite-shod boot. I know I am well dressed when I stride out in them

    The only other boot I aspire to is the old Somerville hand-grade barmoral-style boot (last 365). Unfortunately that last would be contricting for my feet I fear. Do post what decision you arrive at. There would be a waiting list for the Harlech. I waited 12 weeks when I ordered last year.
     
  8. S K M

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    x2. My Harlechs in dark brown are my favorite boots ever!
     
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    How about sizing 0.5 up? A friend of mine wears 9.0 G in the Radstock (I think it is), but takes 9.5 E in Corniston without any troubles… And he was fitted for both of them in the C&J store in Jermyn St...
     
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    Thanks a lot Brummie, your insights into this always amazes me! I guess I have to make a prioritised list for the specs of the boots, and then see which brand can realise most of my wishes. Right now the list looks like: 1) Veldtschoen, 2) fully stealing lining, 3) aug grain/heather gorse, and possibly 4) Galway [​IMG]
     
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    Looks like the PS model is dainite rather than commando, though.
     
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    There isn't a stock G in the Skye, right? I'd love a pair in G as well ...
     
  13. K. Nights

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    I don't believe so, but maybe someone more knowledgeable could chime in.
     
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    Can anyone give me some advices on 348 last? Mostly my shoes i wear are uk8.5 for loake, cheaney, herring and meermin. Shall i pick 8.5 for 348 last, any half size up or down?

    FYI
    Loake 3625 last 8,5
    Meermin Olfe and Hiro last 8,5
    Cheaney 11028 last 8,5
    Carmina Simpson 8,5 Inca 8,0

    Ths so much
    Alfred
     
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    Much safer to try on in person. If you're in HK Tassels in the Landmark stocks them, so you can try and buy from there.
     

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